Trusting Personal Revelation (Over well-meaning words of Respected Others)

To someone confused about whether to trust her revelation about what to do for her family or weather to trust her grandfather’s revelation for her which was contrary to her own: You get more direct revelation for your family than your grandpa does for your family. your family is an independent unit separate from yourRead more

Resolution of Teenage Delinquency through Independent Family Structures

For decades now, we have been perplexed about crime and delinquency of teenagers. Is there something fundamentally chaotic about this age of the human being, or is there something about the way we treat them which triggers this rebellion? Let’s look at the most basic unit of society: the family. Adult divorce is through theRead more

The Forgotten Dream of Family Life

Fight for Your Dreams, But Dream Righteously It’s been said that you can accomplish about anything you put your mind to. Oft is heard the rallying cry toward students, salesmen with lofty monetary goals, and others, that you can win if you really focus, if you’re willing to sacrifice, etc. Then you ask yourself, “so,Read more

Swear Not At All: Considering Home and Vocational Duties

Swear Not At All: Considering Home and Vocational Duties by Nate Richardson 5-13-17 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com On 5-5-17, I considered the scripture that says to swear not at all, but let your communication be yea, etc.: when we swear to do something, our name is damaged if we don’t comply. Things get in the way thatRead more

Snoop Dogg: Targeting Kids for Delinquency, another recent episode, Mock Shooting The President

Snoop Dogg: Targeting Kids for Delinquency, Mock Shooting The President another recent episode by Nate Richardson May 5 2017 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Snoop Dogg put out a video of him holding a gun to someone who looks like Trump. Snoop targets young boys who never had a dad, and men who live in their parents’ basement,Read more

Emphasize service, brotherhood, & grass-roots-education; de-emphasize careerism, status seeking, & hoop-jumping

Emphasize service, brotherhood, & grass-roots-education; de-emphasize careerism, status seeking, & hoop-jumping Balance of Vocational and Religious Duty Another Episode in the School of the Prophets by Nate Richardson 4-17-17 Topics: service, vocation, education It occurred to me today or yesterday one of the two, that it doesn’t matter so much that I use all myRead more

Directing Youths about Vocation in non-harmful ways & the non-pop version of the idea that there is more to life than career

Directing Youths about Vocation in non-harmful ways & the non-pop version of the idea that there is more to life than career by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com -When people say “yes I know its not all about career but the mighty career is so you can retire then enjoy your kids and then vacate andRead more

Vocation analysis by Hugh Nibley from BofM/PoGP Lectures

Vocation analysis by Hugh Nibley from BofM/PoGP Lectures compiled by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com These are some of my notes from Nibley’s Book of Mormon and Pearl of Great Price classes taught at BYU. Not all of these ideas are specifically about vocation, but allude to such. For my document with more notes on thoseRead more

Approaching Zion: To Our Glory or To Our Condemnation by Hugh Nibley, notes

Approaching Zion: To Our Glory or To Our Condemnation by Hugh Nibley notes by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Topics: economics, environment, Satan, Babylon, Zion, paradise, academics, money, career, beauty, Eden, guide -Jewish legend that Adam was only allowed to the parts of the earth that he worked in. That he tilled and cared for. -ThereRead more

Book of Mormon & Pearl of Great Price Lectures by Hugh Nibley, notes

Book of Mormon & Pearl of Great Price Lectures by Hugh Nibley notes by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Topics: philosophy, repentance, forgiveness, honesty, emotion, faith, war, time, creation, Adam, practicality/conservationalism, Satan, we are liable to fall, gifts, prophecy, joy, visions, vocation Notes principally taken from his Book of Mormon and Pearl of Great Price courses.Read more